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Back to School 2023 - 2024 Guide

  • New Student Registration

    If you are new to Pinellas County or if your child is transitioning into our school district, you must reserve a seat at a zoned school for the 2023-2024 school year. Visit the New Student Registration page to learn about the registration process and required documents. The Student Assignment office is open from 8 a.m. to 4:30 pm. Monday through Friday. 

    The Student Assignment office is in the district's Administration Building, 301 Fourth St. SW, Largo. Contact the office at or 727-588-6210.

    Bus Information

    • Parents can check their child's transportation information in Focus.
    • If your child rides the bus to school, you also received information via email and postal mail from the district's Transportation Department with your child's bus stop, route number, and pick-up and drop-off times.
    • If you have questions about bus transportation, please contact the Transportation Call Center: 727-587-2020. 

    Back-to-School Forms

    Parents can fill out all their back-to-school forms in one place - online. Use your parent ID and password to log into Focus at and complete your Back-to-School Forms packet. Forms can also be accessed at  

    See the Focus Forms Tip Sheet  (pdf)  

    You can sign up for a self-service program where you can reset your password yourself. Learn more at  

    Still have questions? Watch our Focus Forms Intro Video.

    Focus Updates

    Focus has recently been updated to provide more options. Parents can create Parent Portal accounts, reset passwords and link their children to their accounts electronically. Learn more about Focus updates at


    See the State of Florida school entry Immunization Requirements. 

    Change or Reset Passwords

    Learn how to change or reset your passwords at

    Update Your Phone and Email Contact Information

    Please make sure PCS has your up-to-date contact info.

    School Supply List

    View the recommended supply lists, by grade level.

    2023-2024 School Calendars, Schedules and Open Houses

    Student Calendar
    District Calendar
    Report Card Schedule 
    Special Observance Days 
    School Bell Times

    School Open House Schedule

    Breakfast and Lunch Programs

    • Breakfast is free for all students and lunch is free at many of our schools. You can see a list of those schools, also known as Community Eligibility Program Schools, at
    • To learn more about PCS meals, see
    • There are benefits to applying for free and reduced-price meals, even if your school provides free meals. Families who qualify for free or reduced-price meals may be eligible for free full-day VPK.
    • Students in all district schools are still able to apply for free and reduced lunch meal benefits online. The online application for free meal benefits is available at

    Dress Code

    View the PCS Dress Code Policy

     Family Engagement

    • Volunteer opportunities: Pinellas County Schools is always looking for volunteers and mentors. Learn more at or or call 727-588-6405.
    • Support your child’s academic success: Pinellas County Schools Parent Academy POWER HOUR workshops help parents support students academically, socially and emotionally. Learn more and check out free workshops at If you have questions, call 727-588-6000 ext. 1846.
    • Electronic flyers: Pinellas County Schools uses an electronic flyer delivery tool called “Peachjar” that delivers flyers directly to parents’ email inboxes. Learn more at

    Resources to Support Students and Families

    Find out about staff members, such as school counselors, social workers, school psychologists, prevention specialists and nurses: Watch this social services video.

    Student Accident Insurance

    The Pinellas County School Board, like most Florida school boards, requires students participating in certain school activities to purchase student accident insurance. Get more information on Student Accident Insurance and enrollment information on mandatory and voluntary student accident insurance. Have additional questions? Contact your school.


    Looking for additional information? Please use this school list to contact your school